|San Pablo City Archive Project #3: Christmas Carolers - Gerry Alanguilan|
December 25, 2006. I had thought Christmas Day was over when at around 8:00 PM these group of old guys started singing outside. Their sound was so old-time Filipino that I just had to go out and capture their performance on video. Here they perform 2 songs, "All I Want For Christmas" and another song, this time in Tagalog, the title of which I've no idea, probably "Pasko ng Pilipino" (Filipino Christmas) Aside from their unusual and interesting performance, what's amusing about them is when they...
Keywords: christmas; carols; pinoy; Philippines, pasko
|San Pablo City Archive Project #4: At The Mango Tree - Gerry Alanguilan|
The large mango tree at the center of San Pablo City town plaza has long been a landmark and has been around for as long as anyone can remember. Fondly called "SM" or "Sa Mangga" for short, the mango tree was badly damaged during the the devastation of Typhoon Milenyo on September 28, 2006. The full extent of the damage can be clearly seen in the second and third segment of this video. This was taken a little after 5pm on December 31, 2006, as San Pablo City prepares to enter 2007...
Keywords: Philippines; Pinoy; Filipino; San Pablo City